English to Danish Meaning :: dictate

Dictate :
- dikteredikteretdiktaterdiktere

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Noun(1) an authoritative rule(2) a guiding principle
Verb(1) issue commands or orders for(2) say out loud for the purpose of recording(3) rule as a dictator

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(1) But Ms O'Sullivan said it is not Mr Dempsey's place to dictate to teachers the format of their conferences.(2) Unique words found in the user's documents are added to the vocabulary files, and then the program asks the user to dictate these new words.(3) In short, BT can effectively dictate its terms to those wishing to use its local loop.(4) The kindergarten revolves around ÔÇÿstoriesÔÇÖ that children dictate to teachers about their experiences and then take home.(5) The bus operators have, like any good businessmen, chosen to run the services from where their customers want to catch them rather than trying to dictate to customers where they should catch them.(6) While using ÔÇÿrobotic talkÔÇÖ to dictate one word at a time the software tended to interpret words and syntax incorrectly.(7) Anything else smacks of ÔÇÿelitismÔÇÖ, the paternalist attempt by some to dictate to others what they ought to want.(8) The simple fact of the matter is that unionism is not in a position to dictate its own terms and it hasn't been in that position for almost forty years.(9) that doesn't give you the right to dictate to me(10) The Muslims were enraged and did not want to accede to Suhayl's demand, but the Prophet commanded Ali to write as Suhayl wished, then continued to dictate the terms of the treaty to him.(11) I don't want to dictate to smokers, but I also don't feel that my other customers and staff should have to inhale it.(12) It's one thing to ask a correspondent to agree to terms of confidentiality before they read the message, but to dictate the terms afterwards?(13) Joint doctrine is authoritative and followed except when, in the commander's judgment, exceptional circumstances dictate otherwise.(14) ÔÇÿI could dictate the words to you,ÔÇÖ he offered, sticking out a hand to receive the book.(15) The school did not dictate what themes had to be followed or depicted.(16) What's important is that we not try to dictate to companies how they run their labor policies in this country.
Related Words
1. order ::
2. prescribe ::
3. give orders to ::
give ordrer til
4. determine ::
5. order ::
Different Forms
dictate, dictated, dictates, dictating
Word Example from TV Shows

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I\'m sorry, Raj,
but the rules of aerial warfare dictate...

I'm sorry, Raj, but the rules of aerial warfare DICTATE...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6

- Sheldon, you just can\'t dictate...
- No more talking. Everybody go.

- Sheldon, you just can't DICTATE... - No more talking. Everybody go.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 7

Dictate the outcome we want.

Dictate the outcome we want.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 9

It\'s leverage.
He\'s drowning. We can--
we can dictate our terms.

It's leverage. He's drowning. We can-- we can DICTATE our terms.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 2

I do not recognize your authority
to dictate what is and is not my concern.

I do not recognize your authority to DICTATE what is and is not my concern.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 2

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